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RATINGS: 555   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.94   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Le Terroir is a French term meaning ‘Of the Earth.’ Used to reference the environmental conditional that affect the brew, we like to think about the terroir of our foeders. These wooden barrels age our sour beer in varying temperatures, humidity and vibrations. The terroir of New Belgium, so to speak. Add in another variable by dry-hopping with peachy, mango-like Amarillo hops, and we created a beer that changes every time we brew it.


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5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
puggy211 (711) - cordova, Tennessee, USA - APR 26, 2011
Bronze in color and shiny with gigantic head of lace inducing tight microscopic bubbles. Nose of sour apricot and pinapple. Sour and clean flavors ride soft carbination. Apricot and pineapple core dominate. Sugary gum flavors guard the exit. nice.


4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
itsamber (11) - - AUG 5, 2014
Bottled 2013. Nose pleasant and subtle - citrusy, yogurt. Taste is bright and flavorful yet well balanced and dry. Tropical, white-winey.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Rrauth (1190) - North Carolina, USA - AUG 1, 2014
logging this in from untappd to synchronize all my beers into rate beer for better statistics.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
vtafro (3256) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUL 16, 2014
(backlog) RBSG ’11 GT Bottle, guess i brought this. Golden pour with white head. Funky, spice, citrus and herbal aromas. Citrus and some light tart aromas.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lb4lb (2532) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Hoppy tart smell.Taste same. Quite sour. Tart. Tea. Pretty good. Yum I Weeeeeeeeeeeeeee

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
HIGHB4LL (489) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 12, 2014
22 oz. bomber. Appearance: finger of slight offwhite head, ok lacing, straw orange color, cloudy. Aroma: grape, oak, cherry, other tart fruit, light floral. Palate: light body, lively carbonation, sticky dry finish, mildly thin texture. Taste: sweet fruit and hops, into pretty strong tart-sourness, with mild bitterness coming through at the end. Overall, very unique, very well balanced, more drinkable than La Folie, and memorable. Not near as sour though (not a bad thing really).

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bigguns22 (661) - Maryland, USA - JUL 10, 2014
I love sours and this is a banger. Aroma is sour,hoppy,dry with lite peach and pair notes. A medium amber beer with a tall off white head. Big and flavorful sour in the front with white wine notes and a touch of sweetness. Could drink year round so good.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BrettTaylor (477) - Radford, Virginia, USA - MAY 29, 2014
Poured from bottle (2013 vintage) into snifter. Pours a clear golden/orange color with creamy white head. Aroma - nice touch of amarillo’s spiciness, a bit grassy, some funk and citrus sourness. Taste - lots of sour as expected, quite a bit of barnyard funk, touch of spiciness, then finishes nice and sour. Carbonation is really lively and prickly on the tongue. This is awesome and it’s a pity we can’t get this regularly out here in this part of Virginia. :-(

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sledutah (4670) - Utah, USA - MAY 27, 2014
On tap at Beer Mongers
Clear golden with a medium sized white head and good lacing. Aroma is floral and woody. Taste is floral, woody and tart
Nice

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DrSilverworm (6321) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 24, 2014
Taster at Upland Sour Fest. Mostly clear golden orange color. Thin off-white head. Smooth, crisp, lighter carbonation. Light slick. Medium to bigger body. Great peach, pineapple, tropical fruit aromas. Bigger sour taste, light sweet. A great balance. Good pear, great pale / tropical fruit flavors. Awesome sour. Some creme. Awesome pineapple cake finish. Some kiwi. Love it.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
olr1984 (1061) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - MAY 21, 2014
on tap at upland sour fest. pours a murky orange with a white head. musty peach taste


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